Synonyms for gitxsan or Related words with gitxsan


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Gitxsan dialect or Gitxsanimax̱, also known as Eastern Gitxsan dialect speaking bands in Gigeenix (eastern region):
Gitxsan Nation is one of Canada's First Nations and is a name used when referring to the Office of the Hereditary Chiefs of the Gitxsan, which is the formal governing body of the Gitxsan people. Their territories are located in the Skeena Watershed of British Columbia, Canada, covering 35,016 square kilometers of land.
Some of the Gitxsan (Gitksan) villages are, divided by dialect:
Gitxsan LanguageJensen’s cousin Lonnie Hindle developed the phonetic system for the Gitxsan language with Bruce Rigsby, an American linguist. As a competent speaker, Jensen taught the language to children and adults including at classes at UBC.
The Hazeltons are home to the Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en First Nations.
The Gitxsan Treaty Society has reached Stage 4 in the BC Treaty Process.
Ksan was founded before Hazelton was in 1866, and was populated by the Gitxsan Aboriginal people.
The Gitwangak Indian Band (formerly Kitwanga) is a band government in the Skeena Country region of northwestern British Columbia, Canada. They Gitwangak people are part of the larger Gitxsan group. Their name means "People of the Land of Rabbits". They are members of the Gitxsan Treaty Society.
The Gitwangak is one of six communities that belong to the First Nations’ group called the Gitxsan. The word “Git” means “the people,” and the word “Xsan” (also spelled 'Ksan) is the ancient word for the nearby Skeena river, which the people thought of as the “river of mist.” Therefore, the Gitxsan are the “people of the river of mist.”
The Gitxsan language , or Gitxsanimaax (also rendered "Gitksan, Giatikshan, Gityskyan, Giklsan"), is a First Nations language of northwestern British Columbia. It is a Tsimshianic language, closely related to the neighboring Nisga’a language. The two groups are, however, politically separate and prefer to refer to Gitxsan and Nisga'a as distinct languages.
To date, a treaty agreement between the Gitxsan Nation and the Federal Government of Canada and Provincial Government of British Columbia has not been reached.
Gitxsan is the name of the people who speak this language. It means "People of the Skeena River" ("'Ksan" being the name of the Skeena in this language).
In the Gitxsan language, Gitsegukla roughly translates to "people living under the precipice" or more specifically under the "Segukla" or "sharp-pointed" mountain.
‘Nekt was eventually killed during one of his raids. He is remembered and celebrated by the Gitxsan people as a powerful and great leader.
The original, and traditional name of Kispiox Village is "Anspay'axw", loosely translated from the Gitxsan language, this means "The Hiding Place".
The Gitanyow First Nation are a First Nation based northeast of Terrace, in northwestern B.C. They are part of the Gitxsan people.
In 1881 Collison began work among the Gitxsan, up the Skeena River from the Tsimshian. He founded the first mission at Hazelton, B.C., in Gitksan territory.
The Gitxsan Treaty Society handles Treaty negotiations in the BC Treaty Process for a number of First Nations in northwestern British Columbia
He spent 63 years in different regions of the province, working among the Shuswap, Kootenai, Dakelh, Sekani, Gitxsan, Hagwilget, Babine and Lheidli T'enneh First Nations.
Walter Harris (June 10, 1931 – January 12, 2009) was a Canadian artist and hereditary chief from the Gitxsan (Gitksan) First Nation in northwestern British Columbia.